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PA Strikers 10U wins 2014 PONY National Championship

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Pottstown Roller Derby hosts doubleheader: the NYC Dow Jones Average vs Penn Jersey Hooligans, Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars vs State College Area Roller Derby

The 422 Sports Complex hosted a roller derby doubleheader on Saturday, June 7. ...

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  • Swimming

    Fleetwood swim team defeats Maple Springs

    The Fleetwood swim team improved to 3-1 on the season after defeating Maple Springs on July 13, 249-188. Top finishers for Fleetwood were:

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  • Swimming

    Crestwood swimmers defeat Womelsdorf

    The Crestwood swim team defeated Womelsdorf on July 16, 232-186. Below are the top finishers for the Crestwood team.

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  • Automobile racing

    Area racing round-up

    Lincoln Speedway (Outlaws) Daryn Pittman led all 35 laps, but it was Brian Montieth who was the show July 17 at the Lincoln Speedway. Pittman started on the pole and bested Outlaw “King” Steve Kinser into turn one as the field trailed with Brian Montieth way back in 15th lap after lap Montieth picked off the Outlaws before passing Joey Saldana for second on lap 23, and then set his sites on Pittman. On lap 26 Montieth got under Pittman to take a brief lead,however Pittman was able to...

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

  • Swimming

    Fleetwood swimmers defeat Wyomissing

    The Fleetwood swim team improved to 2-1 in the Berks County Swimming Association after defeating Wyomissing on July 7, 272-187. Below are the top finishers for Fleetwood in the meet.

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  • Swimming

    Amity A.C. defeated by Topton swimmers

    The Amity A.C. swim team fell to 1-2 on the season after losing to Topton on July 7, 235-225. Below are Amity’s top swimmers from the meet.

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  • Swimming

    Crestwood swim team defeated by Robesonia

    The Crestwood swim fell to Robesonia on July 7, 240-195. Below is listed the top finishers for Crestwood in the meet.

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  • Swimming

    Leesport swim team defeats West Reading

    The Leesport swim team defeated West Reading on July 7, 237-143. Below are the top finishers for Leesport.

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  • Baseball

    Boyertown American Legion Bears earn a clutch victory over Norchester

    With each passing year, the beauty and fascination of the standard, double-elimination playoff format used at most levels in American Legion baseball tournaments continues to grow on me. The manner in which the various “starting brackets” are interconnected to form the resulting winner’s bracket and loser’s bracket, and indeed, the way that these two brackets interact as the tournament progresses, is a fascinating intellectual exercise to me.

    By Rob Zambanini For 21st Century Media |

  • Opinion

    Up to Speed with David Barr: Keselowski cruises at New Hampshire for third win of season

    Hello readers, Brad Keselowski continued to show why he will be a threat to be reckoned with come Chase time as he picked up his third win of the season and it was once again a dominant performance. The only thing that was going to cost Keselowski the win was Keselowski and his crew -- his car was that good. It didn’t matter where he restarted the race or how many cars were in front of him, he was able to slice through traffic like a hot knife through butter. With the win,...

    By David Barr For 21st Century Media |

  • Baseball

    Boyertown Bear-Cubs keep winning with a new head coach

    Some things never change when it comes to junior legion baseball in Boyertown. Lee Mecherly retired as the Bear-Cubs coach. He was replaced by Neil Fox. He is helped by his assistants - Ryan Fox (Neil’s brother), Marty Bauer and Roger Eidle.

    By Phil Haddad edwebb@berksmontnews.com |

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